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LVVTA Aftermarket Steering Column Safety Alert - Photos

In support of yesterday's entry about the Steering Column issues under 'General Discussion', check out the photos below.

Steering column

Auckland's Paul Haaker has been building this 60' El Camino and assumed that the aftermarket column he purchased would be up tp the job of safely steering his pride & joy.  This photo shows the angle change within the tilt mechanism to position the steering wheel at a comfortable position.

Steering column

Paul's column was purchased via the internet from a lower North Island Hot Rod Shop and advertised as a 'Helix' brand.

Steering column

The connection of the two steering shaft sections at the tilt mechanism relies on this poorly made plastic bush, which has - in brand new condition - fallen completely to bits and left the car without steering.

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